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Cablegate: Ecuador Likely to Help On Nam Resolution

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UNCLAS QUITO 002287

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: KNNP PREL PARM MNUC
SUBJECT: ECUADOR LIKELY TO HELP ON NAM RESOLUTION

REF: SECSTATE 176595

1. PolCouns provided reftel points to Amb. Fernando Flores
Macias, DirGen for Multilateral Affairs, on August 17.
Flores told PolCouns on August 18 that Ecuador's delegation
to the NAM meeting in Durban, led by Vice Minister Edwin
Johnson, will determine the GoE position on this issue. He
pledged to communicate USG concerns to the VM, and noted that
NAM resolutions are adopted by consensus. Flores also noted
that support for efforts to stem nonproliferation, such as
PSI, is an element of Ecuador's foreign policy.
KENNEY

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